Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Birmingham
AL
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$28,010

Experience Requirement

Entry Level

Raise +1 Year

$18,105 at 64.64%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of Entry Level: $28,010 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $16,428 & $39,593; and, 5% of Jobs top $56,274.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $61,699
5% $56,274
10% $50,025
25% $39,593
33% $35,406
50% $28,010
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at Entry Level Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $25,853 $30,168
25% $22,539 $33,481
33% $20,614 $35,406
50% $16,428 $39,593
Salary Average =

$28,010

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at Entry Level Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Entry Level $28,010 $18,105 at 64.64%
1 Year $46,116 $10,591 at 22.97%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $45,004 at the low experience of 11 Months; $71,735 at the average experience of 4 Years and 4 Months; and, $84,667 at the top experience of 7 Years and 9 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

An Information Technology Professional is involved in the design, development, administration and/or support of digital interactive services delivering written language, numeric data, graphic display, sound and/or device control in a business, government or consumer environment.

A division of labor within the profession has created numerous specialist occupations within the broad categories of software applications, system operation, data storage, network communication and user presentation.

Demand

Professional Opportunities
Application Developer,
45% of job descriptions;
Lead Application Developer,
6% of job descriptions;
System Professional,
14% of job descriptions;
Lead System Professional,
3% of job descriptions;
Database Professional,
17% of job descriptions;
Business System Professional,
13% of job descriptions;
Information Technology Director,
3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft SQL Server - Database Professional,
14% of job descriptions;
Microsoft C# - Developer,
8% of job descriptions;
Oracle - Application Developer,
7% of job descriptions;
IT Software Quality Assurance Professional,
7% of job descriptions;
Java with JSF/JSP/HTML/XML User Interface - Developer,
6% of job descriptions.

Location

Birmingham, AL:

Alabama,
Bessemeer, Birmingham, Blount, Bluff Park, Center Point, Fairfield, Fultondale, Gardendale, Homewood, Hoover, Hueytown, Irondale, Jefferson, Midfield, Mountain Brook, Pell City, Pleasant Grove, Shelby, St Clair, Tarrant City and Vestavia Hills.

These locations are all included in the Birmingham, AL metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).